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** ** 1968 Presidential General Election Results - California ** **
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Vice Presidential
Candidate
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Party
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Richard NixonSpiro AgnewRepublican 3,467,664 47.82%40
Hubert HumphreyEdmund MuskieDemocrat 3,244,318 44.74%0
George WallaceS. Marvin GriffinAmerican Ind. 487,270 6.72%0
Eldridge CleaverPeggy TerryPeace & Freedom 27,707 0.38%0
Eugene McCarthy-Write-in 20,721 0.29%0
Dick GregoryMark LaneWrite-in 3,230 0.04%0
Henning BlomenGeorge TaylorWrite-in 341 0.00%0
Charlene MitchellMichael ZagarellWrite-in 260 0.00%0
E. Harold MunnRolland FisherWrite-in 59 0.00%0
Write-ins-- 17 0.00%0
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Election Notes:
  • The source lists the Peace & Freedom Electors as having a blank name as the candidate for President, and Peggy Terry for Vice President. These votes are complied for Eldridge Cleaver.
Demographic Data

1970 Population:19,971,069Enum.1970 Population Density:49.4persons/km2
1960 Population:15,717,204Enum.1960 Population Density:38.9persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:40
Land Area (2000):403,933km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:2.4%

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Data Sources:
  • Source for Popular Vote data: California Secretary of State, comp., Statement of Vote State of California General Election, November 5, 1968 (Sacramento, 1968)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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